Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Overview

PRP Therapy is the proving to be quite effecting in restoring damage tissue. A sample of platelets are taken from the patient, enhanced, and then replaced back into the patient at the area of damage. The body is then prompted to begin a more effective healing process.

Advantages of Conservative Treatment

  • Less expensive then surgery
  • Little to no recovery
  • No incisions or scarring
  • No long term effects
  • Done during an office visit
  • Best used before considering surgery
  • Immediate results

Conditions Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Painful joints such as knees, hips, shoulders, and the spine can be treated with PRP.

  • Osteoarthritis

    Is a form of degenerative joint pain caused by wear and tear damage or breakdown of the soft tissue, underlying bone, ligament, tendons, or cartilage in the joints.

  • Joint and Muscle Pain

    Sports, arthritis and wear and tear are often to blame for painful joints. An accurate diagnosis and proper care can provide relief to these painful areas.

  • Rotator Cuff Injury

    A torn or strained rotator cuff is a common shoulder injury. It occurs when the shoulder is overextended and the tendons that support the shoulder are injured.